How much DOF do you like?

Started Feb 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
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William DIllard
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Re: How much DOF do you like?
In reply to Christoph v Ballmoos, Feb 5, 2013

Christoph v Ballmoos wrote:


Yesterday, when I looked at my pics from the afternoon, I found a burst of pics from my dog with almost identical photos, except for the aperture setting (and the obvious consequences ;-). Of course, I know all the DOF comparisons with boring objects, but now I had something from the real world.

And while it is obvious, that the one at f2.2 looks more artistic, I am not completely sure, which one I like more.

What do think? Is it a clear case for you? Do you have similar comparisons, where you feel unsure? Would be interesting to see other examples.

Thanks for watching, please feel to C&C.

5D + 135f2






It depends on the conditions of the day which will look best. In this case the first shot to my eye is the most attractive.

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